It was sometimes messy in the Italian Senate when the country's prime minister gave speeches to give his views on the country's political crisis. Among other things, he was told that he was a "clown", but was also greeted by applause and cheers.

The Senate met on Tuesday today to listen to Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's speech. He then announced that he will submit his resignation application to the president.

"The timing of Salvini's decision exposes Italy to serious risks," Conte said during his speech.

When he asserted that Salvini was following his and his own party's interests, he was met by loud protests from the legas of Lega.

"It is not responsible to urge voters to vote every year," Conte said during his speech.

A statement that was met by the app floor.

The text is updated.